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Storyline Online

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An on-line streaming video program featuring Screen Actors Guild Foundation members reading childrens books aloud.

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Audioboo

Record as many as 5 minute clips for free. In my library, I plan on using it to create book reviews, public service announcements, research projects and for students to record their own stories they have created.
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CRAP TEST

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A prezi presentation I have been using with my 5th and 6th grade students to teach them how to effectively evaluate information sources. They easily remember this because of the mnemonic device: CRAP where C=currency, R=reliability, A=authority and P=purpose and point of view.

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Flocabulary - Educational Hip-Hop

Short raps that address a variety of different curricular topics. Can be used as an introduction to subjects in the classroom!
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Cookie ™ | Learning Games for Kids | Kids Online Games for Elementary School

Cookie ™ | Learning Games for Kids | Kids Online Games for Elementary School | Tools for School | Scoop.it
Cookie offers a wide variety of online educational games and activities for kids, which stimulate their senses and add to their knowledge, and at the same time, make learning a fun activity.
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Teaching Kids to Curate Content Collections [ACTIVITY] - The Tempered Radical

Teaching Kids to Curate Content Collections [ACTIVITY] - The Tempered Radical | Tools for School | Scoop.it
While there are a ton of essential skills that today's students need in order to succeed in tomorrow's world, learning to efficiently manage -- and to evaluate the reliability of -- the information that they stumble across online HAS to...
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Comes from the blog of Bill Ferriter, 6th grade ELA teacher from North Carolina and discusses the importance of our students being able to effectively organize and evaluate information. Also includes a link to an ongoing unit he is currently teaching on reliable nonfiction reading.

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